Charity fundraiser convicted of theft

EAST Anglian Air Ambulance fundraiser Richard Green has been found guilty by an Ipswich Crown Court jury.Green, 49, of Strickland Manor Hill, Yoxford, was convicted of stealing more than £2,500 from the charity and of three offences of false accounting.

EAST Anglian Air Ambulance fundraiser Richard Green has been found guilty by an Ipswich Crown Court jury.

Green, 49, of Strickland Manor Hill, Yoxford, was convicted of stealing more than £2,500 from the charity and of three offences of false accounting.

Mr Recorder Jeremy Richards adjourned sentencing until the week beginning February 23 and ordered a pre-sentence report.

Green, who worked for the charity between January and August 2001, was released from court on unconditional bail.

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